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Employment at Rape Crisis Centers and allied organizations in Ohio
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Victim Advocate, The Cocoon, Bowling Green (full-time)
The Cocoon is seeking a full time victim advocate. This staff provides advocacy, outreach, safety planning and case management to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and sex trafficking. This staff will assist all victims in navigating the legal system as well as provide service coordination to enhance services. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or 2 years related experience and an ability to work from an empowerment model is required as well as advocacy and communication skills and knowledge and experience serving victims of domestic and/or sexual violence and their children. Bilingual preferred. This staff reports to the Community Advocacy Program Manager. Must be willing to work some evening and weekend on-call shifts, have a valid driver’s license and vehicle. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter, resume and list of references to email@example.com or via mailbox at The Cocoon, PO Box 1165, Bowling Green, OH 43402.
Rape Crisis Center Therapist and BWS Education and Outreach Services Manager (separate positions), Rape Crisis Center of Summit and Medina Counties
Positions Title: Rape Crisis Center Therapist
Day/Hours: Flexible Monday-Friday schedule with possible evenings.
Full or Part Time: Full Time w/ benefits
Position Summary: This employee will be stationed at the Akron location with possible travel to the Medina location. The RCC Therapist will provide individual and group counseling or education to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Represent the mission and philosophy of the Rape Crisis Center at all times, assess survivors regarding their need for services, and facilitate various counseling groups.
Requirements: Master’s degree in Social Work or Clinical Counseling with LSW or LPC required. Victim Advocacy training and/or experience preferred.
Positions Title: BWS Education and Outreach Services Manager
Supervisor: RCC Director
Day/Hours: Flexible Monday-Friday schedule with possible evenings and weekends
Full or Part Time: Full Time w/ benefits
Position Summary: This employee will be stationed at the Akron Hope and Healing location. The BWS Education and Outreach Manager is responsible for hiring, training, supervising and evaluating all BWS staff associated with the BWS education and outreach program. Responsible for BWS outreach, communication, marketing, and volunteer program. Maintains BWS website, social media and engages in outreach opportunities.
Requirements: Degree in related field of study or 2-5 years' experience within a social service environment. Supervisory experience preferred. Advocacy training and experience preferred
Trauma Counselor and Volunteer Coordinator (separate positions), HelpLine of Delaware and Morrow Counties
Trauma Counselor: HelpLine is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, articulate, and highly organized individual to work as part of a team that provides rape crisis services in the North Central Ohio region. This contract position will provide trauma-informed, individual counseling/therapy services, as well as assist the staff and volunteers who provide additional support services.
Qualifications: Advanced degree in social work or counseling with independent licensure (LISW or LPCC). Evidence of three to five years experience providing counseling/therapy in the mental health field including providing culturally appropriate and trauma informed counseling to sexual assault survivors, preferred. Excellent communication, organizational, computer/technology knowledge, community networking skills, and record keeping skills are needed. Individuals with experience working within the anti-violence field, working with specific, underserved populations are encouraged to apply.
This is a contractual position (10-20 hours per week) and requires flexibility in scheduling. Applicants who have completed required training for Ohio’s rape crisis centers are encouraged to apply. As regional travel occurs, reliable transportation required as well as ability to meet HelpLine driving standards and pass a criminal background check. Send resume and cover letter to SAS Director, 11 North Franklin St., Delaware, OH 43015 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 29, 2017. EOE
Volunteer Coordinator: HelpLine is seeking an energetic, self-motivated, articulate, and highly organized individual to work as part of a team that includes volunteers. Responsibilities include recruiting, training, and supervising volunteers with HelpLine’s Sexual Assault Response Network (SARN) Program for the counties that we serve, helping to improve rape crisis response in the North Central Ohio region. This position will also assist with on-call advocacy coverage, as needed.
Qualifications: College education with bachelor’s degree as well as one year of experience in human services preferred. Experience with volunteer management, knowledge of sexual violence, family violence/intimate partner violence, and child abuse preferred. Excellent communication, organizational, computer/technology knowledge, community networking skills, and ability to provide supervision to volunteers desired. Individuals with experience working within the anti-violence field, working with specific, underserved populations are encouraged to apply.
This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) and requires flexibility in scheduling. Position may include some evening and weekend shifts. Applicants who have completed HelpLine’s SARN volunteer training and/or required training for Ohio’s rape crisis centers are encouraged to apply. As regional travel occurs, reliable transportation required as well as ability to meet HelpLine driving standards and pass a criminal background check. Send resume and cover letter to SARN Program Manager, 11 North Franklin St., Delaware, OH 43015 or via e-mail to email@example.com by July 7, 2017. EOE
Outreach Coordinator to Underserved Populations, Ohio Domestic Violence Network (full-time)
Application deadline is June 30, 2017. See HERE for job description with required qualifications. We encourage applicants from diverse groups to apply including, but not limited to African-American, Latina/o, Native American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and LGBT persons. We also welcome applicants from different national origins, religions, ages, & ability status. Those individuals interested in the position should send a cover letter and resume by June 30, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org (with “Outreach Coordinator” in the subject line) or mail to: Ohio Domestic Violence Network, 1855 E. Dublin-Granville Rd., Suite 301, Columbus OH 43229. No telephone inquiries please.
Prevention Educator and On-Call Advocate (separate positions), Project Woman
Project Woman in Springfield has openings for a Prevention Educator (read position description HERE) and an On-Call Advocate (read position description HERE). Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Andrea Sorrell at email@example.com.